Check and adjust the hyphenation of hyphenated terms.
Check Hyphenated Terms
Check the document for any hyphenated terms that also show up unhyphenated. Available in the Auto-Edit drop-down, this tool displays how many instances there are of each variation of a particular term and enables the user to adjust hyphenation either globally or for specific instances.
Check hyphenated terms in file: Click this to start the check. Note: this could take several minutes to complete, depending on how large the file is.
Terms: Displays all hyphenated terms that were found to have varying hyphenation. Click on a term to display its variations.
Variations: Displays the variations of the term selected in Terms, along with the number of instances of each variation. Select a variation and use the “Find next” and “Find previous” buttons to navigate to where it appears in the document.
Adjust Hyphenation: Choose whether to format a term selected in Variations with a hyphen, a space, or nothing where a hyphen would go. Use “Replace selected instance” to apply the format to a specific instance selected in the file. Use “Replace all instances” to apply the format globally.
Look up on Merriam-Webster: Searches the Merriam-Webster Dictionary for a term selected in either Terms or Variations. Use the drop-down menu to select either the Collegiate or Unabridged Dictionary.
Export list of terms: Exports a Word document with the Terms list.